How good would Jordan have been with LeBron's physique?
What type of numbers do you think MJ would have put up if he had LeBron's body? I think we would be looking at some insane statistics if you would combine MJs shooting, playmaking, defensive, and clutch abilities with a 6-8 and damn near 300 lb frame. He would have been completely unstoppable as if he already wasn't.
How good could we all have been?
maybe you IDK but Lebron is a freak of nature.
He is prob one of the fastest players he the league he can handle the ball and pass it and jump
high at that size and word is he is 6 foot 9 in and 250 - 275.
Brandon Bass is this size and even Milslap.
Jordan would would have been even better with out a doubt the best to lace em.
I dunno about that...If Jordan was 3 inches taller, 60+ lbs heavier and just as athletic would he have even bothered to master his jumpshot or work on his range as much as he did during his career?
Perhaps one of the many reasons he was such a deadly shooter and silky smooth was because he could not rely on brute strength and power to get to the hoop.
Back in jordan's day you were allowed to hand check. how much easier would it be to stop people being able to use your hands keep people out of the paint. jordans number would be inflated if he played in todays game anyways.
I think Michael Jordan's skills in LeBron's body would be completely unstoppable. But MJ played with a chip on his shoulder at all times. He had to be the best and was so competitive, as IDH said he wouldn't have to master his jumper or be as competitive because the game would have been so much easier to him that he wouldn't have had to push himself nearly as hard. Not saying that would happen, but it's just looking at the other side of things.
Jordan is already considered #1 so let's use someone else. I think Derek Fisher with Lebron's size would be top 5 all-time.
how you figure he wouldnt have mastered his jumper?..jordan always wanted to be better then he was he was never content. Bascially he was always in competition with his self. I can see if we were talking about some other player but remember jordans work ethic was unmatched and he alwaysd wanted to improve so even with lebrons body he would still have worked on his jumper and every other part of his game.
kobe bryant...kobe in lebrons body would be insane...
Jordan was already insane the way he was.
He would have been good,
but the thing is, everything would have been different,
he would have been a small forward and wouldnt have teamed up with scottie pippen
he's fine the way he is, he's the best to ever play and thats it.
I think Michael Jordan did pretty well for himself sans LeBrons size/strength. With the more than likely scenario being his transformation into a couple inches and 60-70 pounds more greatly altering his athleticism and game in general, I honestly do not know if he would be better than he was already. I mean, it is so difficult to say Michael would be even more athletic than LeBron James, as we really have no concrete evidence of that being fact (I mean actual sprinting time, endurance, I mean there are Legends of Mike having a 44 inch vert, but honestly I have never seen true fact of how high he jumped, other than knowing he was an unbelievable athlete with a ridiculous first step, much like LeBron). So, to answer this hypothetical, I will say that the greatest player of All-Time, Michael Jordan, is probably fine with how his career turned out and his accomplishments would most likely tend to be around the same as they were.
Also, to the person who talked about hand checking, Michael also played in a league without zone defenses, which I know is not as ridiculous as the hand-checking fouls called in todays game, but still was quite advantageous for Michael, as he was in a league with no player even close to his level of talent or an ability to guard him.
I think he would have been pretty damn good, almost as good as Jesus Shuttlesworth
McDunkin I am bit upset, I was expecting a photo shopped picture of Jordan's Face on Lebron's body.
naw man thats too hard MJs head on Ilyasovas body would be easier
hahaha you got a great sense of humor my friend.
ItsDwightHoward, i see what your saying but we are assuming that jordan would still have his jumper.
this is a silly thread. Who knows? Yes jordan had more skils, but when you get up to 260 pounds you might lose some handles or form on your jumper. The bigger you are, the tougher it can be to have a smooth skill game. How good would Pau be if he had shaqs body and vice versa?
Because Jordan wouldn't need to work as hard to be the best, I was just saying that as one point of view. I don't necessaily believe it would happen.